03 Jul '13, 11am

ICANN Board Approves 2013 Registry Agreement

ICANN 's New generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD ) program has reached another milestone with passage of the 2013 Registry Agreement [PDF, 809 KB] (RA). The new baseline agreement was approved by the New gTLD Program Committee of the ICANN Board of Directors. "New gTLDs are now on the home stretch," said Chris Disspain, a member of ICANN 's New gTLD Program Committee. "This new Registry Agreement means we've cleared one of the last hurdles for those gTLD applicants who are approved and eagerly nearing that point where their names will go online." Among the key points in the new Registry Agreement: Includes a Trademark Clearinghouse that will serve as a one-stop shop where trademark holders can protect their rights. Provides for a process for a rapid, efficient way to take down infringing domain names. Provides a procedure where trademark rights holders can assert claims directl...

Full article: http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-0...

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